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Miami started another winning streak, reclaiming a share of the top spot in the Southeast Division while pushing the Atlanta Hawks all the way down to fourth.

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First Star

Kent Bazemore (ATL) 21.9

Bazemore scored a game-high 28 points on 11-of-18 shooting, including a 12-point fourth quarter. He made all three of his foul shots and three-of-seven triples, along with five rebounds, two assists, a steal, a blocked shot, and a minus-11 rating in 39:35.

I'd rather score one point and win. - Bazemore

Second Star

Chris Bosh (MIA) 20.9

Bosh led the Heat with 24 points by sinking eight-of-14 shots from the field, making four three-pointers in six tries and all four of his foul shots. In a team-high 36:11, he made it a double-double with 10 rebounds, along with three assists, finishing up with a plus-7 rating. He leads the team with 17 Five Star appearances in Miami's first 23 contests.

Third Star

Luol Deng (MIA) 19.9

Deng makes just his fifth appearance in the Five Stars with 18 points in 35:54. He shot seven-of-12 from the field along with one of his two deep attempts and all three of his free throws. He had nine rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a plus-8 rating.

Fourth Star

Dennis Schroder (ATL) 17.3

Schroder came off the bench and scored 13 points for the Hawks in 26:13. He made two-of-five each from two-point and from three-point distance. He also led Atlanta with seven dimes, earning a team-high even rating with four steals, four rebounds, and a three-for-four night from the stripe.

Fifth Star

Gerald Green (MIA) 15.8

Green earns his fourth appearance of the season with his 20 points off the bench for Miami. He made nine-of-14 shots, going one-of-two from deep and one-for-one from the line with a plus-5 rating, three boards, two assists, and a steal in 31:26. Along with Goran Dragic, he played all 12 minutes of the final quarter, scoring 11 points on five-of-seven shooting.

We've got to bring this every game. When the season ends, we want to be competing for a world championship. - Green

The Rest

*Goran Dragic (MIA) 14.7

Dragic narrowly missed out on the Five Stars with one of his best appearances of the season. He led Miami with a plus-18 rating in 34:41, with a dozen points, eight assists, seven rebounds, two steals and two blocks.

Paul Millsap (ATL) 14.1

Al Horford (ATL) 13.3

Beno Udrih (MIA) 5.6

Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 5.5

Udonis Haslem (MIA) 4.0

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 2.8

Lamar Patterson (ATL) 2.0

Jeff Teague (ATL) 0.9

Tiago Splitter (ATL) 0.9

Mike Muscala (ATL) 0.6

Kyle Korver (ATL) 0.2

Justise Winslow (MIA) -3.6

*Thabo Sefolosha (ATL) -6.2

Sefolosha had the lowest GameScore of the season in a game involving the Heat, missing all three of his shots and turning the ball over four times in just nine minutes off the bench. He also collected one rebound and committed a foul, failing to score a single point.

Five Star Standings

Player

TP

Bosh

109

Wade

82

Whiteside

69

Dragic

30

Johnson

29

Deng

23

Green

15

Winslow

5

McRoberts

4

Chalmers

2

For more on Atlanta, go to Peachtree Hoops. After taking a well earned day off, the Heat will get back after it on Wednesday night when they visit the Brooklyn Nets. Read about them at NetsDaily, and always more about the Heat on Hot Hot Hoops.